Members of the Charter have put their commitment to good employment into action within their organisations; they excel in all characteristics and are among employers leading the good employment movement in Greater Manchester.
Abellio UK are a leading operator of rail and bus services, responsible for hundreds of thousands of services every day across England and Scotland. Their approach to innovation and industry partnerships are helping to shape transport in the UK.
Allied Bakeries is home to Kingsmill, a top ten UK grocery brand, as well as a number of other well known household brands such as Burgen, Allinson and Sunblest. They work on 19 sites in the UK and Ireland, employing over 4,500 people.
Back on Track is a Manchester based charity, which work with adults who are going through a process of recovery or rehabilitation. They support around 750 people every year to build the skills they need to lead better lives.
Bank North is a fintech-enabled bank, which will combine cloud-native technology with the trust of face-to-face relationship banking with the aim of disrupting the £150bn UK SME lending market.
Bruntwood own, let and manage outstanding buildings, workspace, innovation and science facilities through Bruntwood Scitech and Bruntwood Works. Bruntwood is a business led by one purpose: creating thriving cities.
Boo Coaching & Consulting help bosses to be better bosses, whilst creating healthy and happy workplaces. Based in Bolton, they have delivered learning and coaching programmes to approx. 4500 participants.
Bury Council provides effective and inclusive local authority services to people who live, work and study in the 6 distinct towns of Bury, Ramsbottom, Tottington, Radcliffe, Whitefield and Prestwich.
Castlefield is the largest and oldest group of UK specialists in responsible investment advice. They adopt a unique approach to looking after money - reflecting the objectives of their varied client base.
Convenzis is a family-run company with over 50 years experience, helping UK public sector organisations collaborate and improve public-facing services. They develop, manage and deploy fully funded conferences, and provide high-level strategic support.
Damar Training are an established training provider with over 30 years' experience in the apprenticeship sector, delivering qualifications in business, customer service, management, travel, law and accounting.
Dunsters Farm is a third-generation family food service business, based in Bury, Lancashire, and serving the North of England. They specialise in chilled, ambient, and drinks lines.
Electricity North West is the region’s electricity distribution network operator. They employ nearly 2,000 people, support hundreds of contractors, and provide power to 2.4 million homes nationwide.
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority is made up of the ten regional councils and the Mayor, who work with local services, businesses, communities and other partners to improve the city-region.
The Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation is a voluntary, community and social enterprise sector support and development organisation, covering the Greater Manchester city region.
The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is committed to providing businesses with connection opportunities, communicating their message, and creating opportunities for a skilled workforce.
IDNS are ‘technology that matters’. Their vision is to find new ways of connecting people through technology - by creating a culture of belonging for their staff, and through challenging the status quo by being bold, honest and transparent.
Ingeus helps governments and employers design and deliver services to solve the complex challenges caused by social and technological change, and provide valuable support to the unemployed.
KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. Their industry focus helps them develop a rich understanding of clients businesses, and the skills required to address issues.
Limitless Leadership are centered on leadership and organisational performance. They help their clients achieve sustainable results by building the competence, confidence, and commitment of leaders at all levels.
Macc provides information, support and training to Manchester residents who want to volunteer. They also support Manchester based organisations seeking volunteers, providing help and advice.
Making You Content are a dynamic team of copywriters, editors and social media experts - who help brands grow through communication by giving them a voice that gets heard, and that gets results.
Metro Dynamics offer a range of services for those who lead, grow or invest in cities and urban areas. Their clients include developers and investors, local authorities, enterprise partnerships and universities.
Michael Page has four decades of expertise in professional services recruitment. They help employers looking to hire, and candidates looking to develop their career, using their team of industry specific specialists.
Odd Arts uses theatre to challenge inequalities & increase opportunities for people facing the greatest level of discrimination & disadvantage. They specialise in delivering theatre-based programmes that challenge and change attitudes and behaviours.
Oldham College offer an extensive range of technical qualifications, preparing their learners with the skills and knowledge they need for their future careers. Their vision is to be the best place to learn and work.
One+All is a Certified B Corp business that makes really good schoolwear. At every step of their products’ journeys, they aim to do the right thing for their team, customers and the planet.
One Manchester is a provider of housing and community services. Formed in April 2015, they currently own and manage more than 12,000 homes in central, south, and east Manchester.
OpenMoney empower people to get in the best financial situation they can, with affordable advice from experts. This includes advice on topics such as debt, savings, credit cards, utilities and bills, and more.
Peel L&P are a regeneration business, responsible for some of the most transformational development projects in the UK. They own and manage 12 million sq foot of property concentrated in the North West.
Pozzoni Architecture create bespoke, considered architecture across residential, education, leisure and commercial. They believe in working with clients to deliver architecture that enhances quality of life and wellbeing.
pro-manchester is the member's organisation representing the business, financial and professional sector in Greater Manchester. With 250+ Members from a variety of sectors, they support on events, networking and business development.
Rochdale Boroughwide Housing (RBH) is the UK’s first tenant and employee co-owned mutual housing society, with over 12,000 high-quality homes throughout the Rochdale Borough.
Six Town Housing is an Arms Length Management Organisation (ALMO), who manage the housing stock owned by Bury Council. They service around 8,000 homes and a range of garages, shops, and a number of community facilities.
Starts With You is a social enterprise, established to provide advice and support to address challenges with employability, money management, fuel poverty, and digital exclusion.
Stockport Homes is a not-for-profit organisation that delivers housing services, helping to transform the lives of their customers through providing and building new homes in Stockport.
SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK employ more than 5,000 people, with over 600 in Greater Manchester. They manage the waste sites on behalf of the GMCA, managing 1.1 million tonnes of waste arising from nearly 2.3 million residents.
TalkTalk provides landline, broadband, TV, and mobile services to over four million customers. They supply services to consumers through the TalkTalk brand, to businesses through TalkTalk Business, and by wholesaling to resellers.
Tameside Council and Tameside & Glossop CCG is the local authority of the borough of Tameside, in Greater Manchester. It is one of the ten local councils within the region.
The Burnside Centre maintains a community hub for the benefit of the local neighbourhood of Langley Estate, and the wider area. They aim to provide real grass roots support, to real grass root need.
The Co-operative Bank have been providing personal banking services for over 145 years. A combination of co-operatives, credit unions, charities and small businesses whose combined strength builds a stronger economy.
The Growth Company is a not-for-profit, commercially driven organisation dedicated to economic development, inward investment, skills, employment and enterprise.
Trafford Housing Trust is a profit-for-purpose housing association, managing almost 9,000 homes for social and affordable rent, and working to make society fairer for everyone.
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is the local government body responsible for delivering Greater Manchester’s transport strategy and commitments.
Transport for the North bring the North’s local transport authorities and business leaders together, working with central Government. They enable the North to speak with one voice on transport.
Unify help people and business to thrive by improving our everyday environments with facilities management solutions that are seamless, flexible and underpinned by customer relationships built on trust and transparency.
United Utilities provides water and wastewater services to around 7 million people in the North West of England, supplying 3 million households and 200,000 business premises.
Unlimited Potential provide a range of high-quality, personal services which aim to help people and their communities. Through innovative solutions that deliver real outcomes, they enable people to fulfil their potential.
Wigan and Leigh College is a further education college with over 14,000 students – offering a range of qualifications at all stages from entry level through to professional and post-graduate courses.
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